Alfvaen's 100 Favourite Albums

This list is, of course, approximate. Were it theoretically possible for such preferences to be quantified, then at most I could guarantee that each album may come within 10 positions of its "actual" slot on the list.

  1. Shriekback:Oil & Gold
  2. Godley & Creme:Ismism
  3. They Might Be Giants:Flood
  4. Depeche Mode:Violator
  5. Shriekback:Big Night Music
  6. Talking Heads:Remain In Light
  7. Jane Siberry:The Walking
  8. Kate Bush:The Dreaming
  9. Genesis:A Trick of The Tail
  10. Suzanne Vega
  11. Grapes of Wrath:Treehouse
  12. Go Four 3
  13. Ann Mortifee:Journey To Kairos
  14. The Smithereens:Especially For You
  15. Stay Awake
  16. This Mortal Coil:Filigree & Shadow
  17. Go Four 3:Six Friends
  18. Laurie Anderson:United States Live
  19. They Might Be Giants:Lincoln
  20. Andre Gagnon:Mouvements
  21. David Sylvian:Gone To Earth
  22. Rush:Grace Under Pressure
  23. REM:Fables of The Reconstruction
  24. U2:The Unforgettable Fire
  25. Prince:Purple Rain
  26. Eurythmics:Touch
  27. Kate Bush:Hounds of Love
  28. Shriekback:Sacred City
  29. Pink Floyd:Relics
  30. Tears For Fears:Songs From The Big Chair
  31. Steve Winwood:Arc of A Diver
  32. The Northern Pikes:Big Blue Sky
  33. Blondie:Autoamerican
  34. Depeche Mode:Music For The Masses
  35. Rush:Hold Your Fire
  36. Bruce Cockburn:Humans
  37. Tom Waits:Closing Time
  38. Depeche Mode:Black Celebration
  39. REM:Document
  40. Queen:Jazz
  41. Army of Lovers
  42. Peter Gabriel [Solsbury Hill]
  43. Jane Siberry:When I Was A Boy
  44. Tom Cochrane:Mad Mad World
  45. Brian Eno:Taking Tiger Mountain(By Strategy)
  46. Basia:Time And Tide
  47. Joe Jackson:Night And Day
  48. 54-40:Show Me
  49. The Northern Pikes:Snow In June
  50. Christine Lavin:Attainable Love
  51. Alanis Morissette:Jagged Little Pill
  52. The Replacements:Tim
  53. Pat McCurdy:Pat In Person
  54. The The:Soul Mining
  55. The Buggles:The Age of Plastic
  56. Savage Progress:Celebration
  57. Prefab Sprout:Two Wheels Good
  58. Stevie Nicks:Rock A Little
  59. This Mortal Coil:It'll End In Tears
  60. The Waterboys:This Is The Sea
  61. Robert Plant:Shaken 'N' Stirred
  62. Pete Townshend:All The Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes
  63. The Stranglers:Aural Sculpture
  64. The Cure:Disintegration
  65. The Pursuit of Happiness:Love Junk
  66. Stan Ridgway:The Big Heat
  67. Thomas Dolby:The Flat Earth
  68. Army of Lovers:Massive Luxury Overdose
  69. Moxy Früvous
  70. Summers & Fripp:I Advanced Masked
  71. T'Pau
  72. Side By Side By Sondheim
  73. Meryn Cadell:Angel Food For Thought
  74. Les Misérables Soundtrack
  75. Heart:Magazine
  76. Kate Bush:Never For Ever
  77. Paul Simon:Graceland
  78. Jane Siberry:The Speckless Sky
  79. Laurie Anderson:Mister Heartbreak
  80. Dire Straits:Brothers In Arms
  81. New Order:Substance
  82. Iron Maiden:Somewhere In Time
  83. Brian Eno & John Cale:Wrong Way Up
  84. Ann Mortifee:Born To Live
  85. Pete Townshend:Scoop
  86. Skydiggers
  87. Traveling Wilburys:Vol. 1
  88. Elton John:Greatest Hits
  89. Genesis:Duke
  90. Elvis Costello & The Attractions:Punch The Clock
  91. A-Ha:Scoundrel Days
  92. Jennifer Warnes:Famous Blue Raincoat
  93. "Diane...": The Twin Peaks Tapes of Agent Cooper
  94. Peter Gabriel:Security
  95. Talking Heads:Speaking In Tongues
  96. Celine Dion:Dion Chante Plamondon
  97. U2:Rattle And Hum
  98. Oingo Boingo:Dead Man's Party
  99. Billy Joel:Songs In The Attic
  100. Danielle Dax:Dark Adapted Eye
Foo. It's hard to narrow it down to only 100.

Last updated: 1/19/2002

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